Family Court Judge Did Not Violate Teenager's Constitutional Rights Excluding Her via Parents' Custody Hearing

By:  Timothy P. Flynn This particular will be a case with an important message via the Ohio Supreme Court.  Thus, while the In Re AG opinion, released yesterday, does not bind family courts here in Michigan, the item will be nevertheless instructive. Since 2001, the teenager, A.G., grew up amid perpetual family court divorce proceedings in…

Divorce: There's An App For in which Too

Were here at the electronic divorce attorney are not big fans of digitizing personal therapy in an app.  Or the divorce process for in which matter. Today’s Freep touted the article Digital Divorce, profiling some nifty digital cell phone apps targeting couples going through a divorce.  Ever since a 20-something Minnesota lawyer created a cell phone…

Stepparent Adoption Complicated by Legal Custody Label

By: Amanda Chapman About one year ago, the Michigan Court of Appeals recently gave us one more reason to care about legal custody when negotiating a divorce with minor children.  During the divorce process the idea will be often difficult for those involved to consider the future in addition to a possible remarriage down the…

Student Loans along with Divorce

There are two ways we have seen student loan debt affect divorce proceedings.  One scenario is actually where the divorcing spouse, usually a newly-minted professional, has accrued a significant debt balance well into the six-figures; as much as $200,000 within the case of a medical degree. The various other is actually where the student children…

Contempt from the Family Court

Just prior to the July 4th holiday, the Michigan Court of Appeals decided an unpublished case that will has caught our eye.  This particular case, Klass vs Klass, details the custody battle of a family by Midland County. The case will be notable, not because of the incredible dysfunction demonstrated by the parents of the…

Divorce from the UK: Plenty of Fault to Go Round

London, England Divorce Attorney Vanessa Lloyd Platt Here in Michigan, we have a “no fault” divorce system.  In many ways, the divorce process has been transformed into a largely administrative process which takes place outside the courtroom; This specific is usually a Great thing. from the UK, through where our common law system is usually derived, the…

Child's Aging Held to be Sufficient Change of Circumstance to Justify Parenting-Time Modification

Very recently, the Michigan Court of Appeals published their decision inside parenting time modification case of Shade v Wright.  which case, as well as its effect on our “family law” jurisprudence, is actually the subject of our fellow Oakland County law blogger, Cameron Goulding, Esq.Cameron produces the North Oakland Divorce Blog.  This particular post is…